What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?
HIV is a virus which stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus while AIDS which means Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and is a condition brought about or caused by the virus HIV. Being infected by HIV can lead to having AIDS. AIDS develops when HIV has caused serious immune damage.

FAQ - Sexual Intercourse

What exactly does “having sex” include?
“Having sex” can mean many things. It can refer to intimacy or closeness between a man and a woman, between two men or between two women. “Having sex” doesn’t just mean when a man’s penis enters a woman’s vagina.

FAQ - Puberty

What is Menstruation?
Menstruation is known by many names – menses, period, that time of the month or even “Aunt Flo.” During menstruation, the uterine lining that was building up throughout the month sheds. This shedding of the blood and tissue from the uterus through Menstruation is just one part of a woman’s menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle is a series of hormonal and physical changes that prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy.

FAQ - Dating, Relationships & Love

What is Abstinence?
The word abstinence refers to voluntary prevention of oneself from indulging in bodily activities that provide pleasure. Abstinence commonly refers to restraining from sexual intercourse, alcohol or food for example sexual abstinence is the practice of refraining from all aspect of sexual activity by self-volition.

FAQ - Contraception, Pregnancy & Childbirth

Can I get pregnant the first time I have sex?
Yes! You can get pregnant the first time, the second time, or any other time you have sex. It does not matter how many times you have sex or the position in which you have it, you can still get pregnant.